What I’m Reading: 10 Years Of Drowned In Sound, Kant on a Kindle, Why Johnny Can’t Program, & More

image from www.asyousow.org Here at Hypebot, we’re always on the lookout for interesting news items and things that our audience would like to read about. To make sure you’re not missing out on any of the action, we’ve decided to curate some weekend items and videos—that are still fascinating and maybe even off-topic—but didn’t make into the prior week’s news.

  • Why Johnny Can't Program: Doug Rushkoff Argues That A New Medium Requires A New Literacy. (HuffPost
  • Diller quit over Live Nation's board rifts: Malone. (Reuters)
  • Kant on a Kindle? The technology of the book—sheafs of paper covered in squiggles of ink—has remained virtually unchanged... (WSJ
  • Live Nation’s Azoff Joins Clear Channel’s Board. (NYT)

The Weekend Edition Of More News & Views:

  • Boy Scout Magazine Says Don't Listen To Legally Burned CDs, As They're Too Similar To Piracy. (Techdirt
  • 10 Years Of Drowned In Sound: A Spotify Playlist. (Quietus)
  • UK digital album sales top 50 million: More than 50 million digital albums have been sold in the UK, accounting for nearly 20 per cent of all albums sold, according to new figures. (Telegraph)
  • Try hugging an MP3. (Gateway)
  • Why I Left My Publisher in Order to Publish a Book. (Arthur

Reactions To Gladwell:

  • Sorry, Malcolm Gladwell, the revolution may well be tweeted: Malcolm Gladwell is wrong about the poor revolutionary power of social networking, as the tweeters in Kashmir show. (Guardian)
  • Weak Ties, Twitter and Revolution. (Wired
  • Can Twitter Lead People to the Streets? What are the limitations of social media in inciting political activism? (NYT


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